Location: Southport Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Excellent benefits
Sector: Retail & Sales, Senior Appointments, Head Office & Support Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Chris Thomson

Assistant Merchandiser (Head Office based role)

(Initially) Temporary; Maternity cover (9-12 months); full time


Basic £18,000 - £20,000 plus excellent benefits 

Priority Recruitment are currently working with one of the oldest and most respected (luxury) family run furniture groups in the UK and are looking (initially) for a temporary maternity cover, full time Assistant Merchandiser for their Head Office in Southport for this Monday to Friday 0900-1700 role.

Why Join Stokers Furniture? 

We are part of one of the largest and most successful family owned retail groups in the UK. We have been established since 1895. During this time, the business has acquired all of its retail properties so even in what is initally a temporary role the right candidate can still look forward to great opportunities.

What We Do...  

We are passionate about supplying high quality and stylish furniture that is right for the customer and their home - in a way that is deserving of recommendation!

The Job. Is It Right For You?

We are now recruiting for a Head Office based Assistant Merchandiser in Southport.  You will be assisting an established administration team 5 days a week which can include weekends - so flexibility is key.  You must have previous merchandising experience for this role to be considered. 

What we offer:

A competitive salary which exceeds National Minimum and Living Wage.

Generous staff discount.

40 hours a week.

A very generous Company pension scheme.

Are You Right For Us?

As with all our positions, fantastic customer service skills are a must.  A helpful and friendly manner is also key.  You’ll be part of an engaged and motivated team who excel at what they do (and enjoy it at the same time!).

 As a business we understand that our people are our greatest asset, so to be part of our team you will need: 

- Experience in a similar position ensuring the right products (in the right quantities) are in the right stores at the right time.

- IT and administration skills specifically excel and word are essential to do this role.

- You need to enjoy analysing and interpretating data and use this to identify trends and potential risks and opportunities.  You should be comfortable with basic maths and statistics.

- Excellent communication skills as you will be dealing with your teams; other teams internally, suppliers, retail stores and potentially the MD of the business so you must be confident.

If the above sounds like something that you’d love to do please apply, we would love to hear from you!